Tag: Dachshunds

The Dapple Dachshund: Characteristics, History, and More

The dapple pattern is one of the 15 Dachshund coat types we come across. The coat of a dapple Dachshund has patches of light colors that contrast with the base color. These lighter patches are more visible with darker base colors, such as black, chocolate, black and tan, chocolate and tan, and red. …

What You Need to Know About Dachshund IVDD

Dachshund IVDD (intervertebral disk disease) is a cause of concern given the physical features of these dogs. In a 2015 survey conducted by the Dachshund Breed Council, it was found that 17% of 4,000 registered Dachshunds in the United Kingdom suffered from spine or back problems at one point in their lives. What is Dachshund IVDD? Dachshunds …

Dachshunds Go Golfing

Can Dachshunds golf? Crusoe, the celebrity Dachshund, and his brother Oakley sure can! These two classy Doxies played golf at the Gatineau Golf Club. They were both in their most adorable golfing getups, complete with a golf bag. Watch as Crusoe and Oakley expertly play in the vast …

Dachshunds Respond To Choking Victim

Dachshunds can be emergency medical staff! Don’t believe? See the video. This video is proof of the many wonderful things your Doxies can do for you. Crusoe and his brother Oakley are at it again with another adorable skit—this time as emergency medical technicians. The situation: the victim …

FAQs About Parvovirus Infection in Dachshunds

Canine parvovirus or parvo is a life-threatening illness in puppies. The highly infectious disease attacks the intestinal tract and spreads rapidly in a dog. It suppresses white blood cells, the natural defenders in the body, and damages the heart muscles that result in either death or lifelong disorders. …